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Buffalo State College, State University of New York

Buffalo, NY

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Overview

Buffalo State College, State University of New York is a Comprehensive institution located in Buffalo, NY, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 110 Moot Hall
Buffalo, NY  14222
United States
Contact Ms. Carmella Thompson
Director of Admissions
Email: admissions@buffalostate.edu
Phone: 716-878-4017
Fax: 716-878-6100

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
City/urban, Community, And Regional Planning Checkmark
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African-american/black Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Fashion Merchandising Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration/management Checkmark
Special Products Marketing Operations Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs, Other Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Mass Communication/media Studies Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Public Relations/image Management Checkmark
Radio And Television Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Graphic Communications, General Checkmark
Radio And Television Broadcasting Technology/technician Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Art Teacher Education Checkmark
Business And Innovation/entrepreneurship Teacher Education Checkmark
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Earth Science Teacher Education Checkmark
Education, Other Checkmark
Education/teaching Of Individuals With Speech Or Language Impairments Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
English/language Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/home Economics Teacher Education Checkmark
Foreign Language Teacher Education Checkmark
French Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Health Teacher Education Checkmark
Kindergarten/preschool Education And Teaching Checkmark
Mathematics Teacher Education Checkmark
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Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
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Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Social Studies Teacher Education Checkmark
Spanish Language Teacher Education Checkmark
Special Education And Teaching, General Checkmark
Technology Teacher Education/industrial Arts Teacher Education Checkmark
Trade And Industrial Teacher Education Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Electrical, Electronic, And Communications Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Electromechanical/electromechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/technicians, General Checkmark
Industrial Technology/technician Checkmark
Mechanical/mechanical Engineering Technology/technician Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
Creative Writing Checkmark
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Writing, General Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Family Resource Management Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology/audiologist And Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
Dietetics/dietitian Checkmark
Health And Wellness, General Checkmark
Pre-dentistry Studies Checkmark
Pre-medicine/pre-medical Studies Checkmark
Pre-veterinary Studies Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Pre-law Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
General Studies Checkmark
Humanities/humanistic Studies Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities, Other Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics, General Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Corrections And Criminal Justice, Other Checkmark
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Geography, Other Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Social Sciences, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Ceramic Arts And Ceramics Checkmark
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Crafts/craft Design, Folk Art And Artisanry Checkmark
Design And Applied Arts, Other Checkmark
Design And Visual Communications, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fashion/apparel Design Checkmark
Fiber, Textile And Weaving Arts Checkmark
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Interior Design Checkmark
Jewelry Arts Checkmark
Music, General Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Photography Checkmark
Printmaking Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

13,313
Applied
10,660
Accepted
7,309
Enrolled
80%
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Female Admissions

7,728
Females Applied
6,405
Females Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

5,585
Males Applied
4,255
Males Accepted
76%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
2.86
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 3
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 488 440 530
SAT Math 480 420 530

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,070
In-state
16,980
Out-of-state
7,070
In-district
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Fees

1,416
Full-time student fees
14,386
Room & board
8,506
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan Yes
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

13,263
Avg. Financial Aid Package
13,914
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,099
Avg. Loan Aid
2,072
Avg. Grant Aid
9,638
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
74%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
24%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

7,309
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
1%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 13.82%
Black or African American 32.33%
White or Caucasian 43.43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.51%
Asian 4.95%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.83%
Other 0.08%

Gender

Male (42.37%)
Female (57.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 50%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
USG's Annual Spring Fest, Homecoming and Family Weekend and Bengal Bound

Student Services

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Health clinic Checkmark
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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
United Student Government, Caribbean Student Organization, Club Hockey, Men's/Women's Rugby and Sigma Delta Tau Sorority, Inc.

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Checkmark No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Football Checkmark Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Checkmark No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 3 No
Bowling No Checkmark No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing No No No
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (cross-country) No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) No Checkmark No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Water Polo Checkmark No No

Faculty

699
Total Faculty
15:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 345
Part-time - 354
Male - 342
Female - 357
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